Professor of Critical Care Nursing, Griffith University

Professor Leanne Aitken is the Chair in Critical Care Nursing at Griffith University and Princess Alexandra Hospital in Brisbane, Australia and the Convenor of Higher Degree Research students within the School of Nursing and Midwifery. This role incorporates conduct and implementation of a range of clinical research and practice improvement projects, as well as postgraduate teaching and supervision. Mentoring clinical staff through the conduct and implementation of research is an important component of the role. Leanne’s research focuses on trauma, decision making practices of critical care nurses and a range of clinical practice issues including sedation management within critical care.

Experience

  • 2006–present
    Professor of Critical Care Nursing, Girffith University and Princess Alexandra Hospital

Education

  • 1997 
    Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Doctor of Philosophy